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Executive Leadership Team

Meet our executive team—visionary leaders dedicated to driving our organization forward and supporting your dealership's success.

Chief Executive Officer

Ben Chodor

Ben Chodor is the CEO of CallRevu and a seasoned entrepreneur known for his success in growing SaaS companies. He founded Stream57, which was acquired by West Corp, and co-founded & CEO of Happtique, acquired by SocialWellth. Ben also served as President of Notified a global IR, PR, and media Company.

Recognized as one of PR Week's 25 Leaders of Tech in 2022, Ben is a member of multiple boards, He's a pioneer in technology, AI, digital health, and online communications, with 25+ years of experience in enterprise communications, media, SaaS technology, social video, and digital health.

As an author, Ben wrote "Transitioning to Virtual and Hybrid Events: How to Create, Adapt, and Market an Engaging Online Experience." He's testified before the U.S. Congress on the FDA's role in Digital Health. Outside work, Ben enjoys family time, boxing, yoga, traveling, and training for his first triathlon.

Chief Strategy Officer

Jack Behar

Jack’s more than 30 years of high-growth technology and telecommunications industry experience and many executive positions led him to co-found InteractiveTel, fka TotalCX, in 2008. A specialist in forensic telecommunications, software and document management, Jack has direct experience with Fortune 100, automotive, energy, insurance, software, global emerging markets (GEM) and venture capital firms. His natural leadership and love of sports and coaching led him to volunteer for the Miracle League, which helps children with disabilities develop a love of sports. He also enjoys spending time on the water with his family.

Gary Graves

Gary co-founded InteractiveTel, fkaTotalCX, in 2008 served as CEO. Previously, he served as the company’s first Chief Technology Officer. He developed the communications platform on which the company’s proprietary products are based and has been instrumental in the company’s dynamic growth trajectory. An innovator to the core, Gary continues to educate himself on the current state of technology in computer science and engineering. He enjoys unplugging as often as he can by taking road and camping trips across the United States with his family.
Chief Marketing Officer

Keri Cohen

Keri Cohen is a strategic business leader with over 15 years of expertise in the media industry, specializing in marketing and business transformation. She has worked on both the sell and buy side in key roles in content & brand marketing, digital transformation and business operations and management, providing a holistic lens for her broad experience across diverse sectors driving creativity and innovation.

Prior to CallRevu, Keri held central roles at Publicis Groupe, Digital Standards; Hearst Magazines and Food & Wine, where she was a James Beard Award nominee.

Keri enjoys spending time with her family, running, and rooting for the New York Knicks to win another championship.

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Dalton

Steve is a CPA with 15 years of experience in accounting, finance, and management, specializing in private-equity backed Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies. He most recently worked as the Chief Financial Officer at JobNimbus. Steve likes to have fun at work (trust him, it's possible even in finance!). His greatest career satisfaction comes from helping his team members and seeing them flourish in their careers. Steve loves cheering on the Utah Jazz and Utah Utes, drawing, and spending time with his wife and two amazing girls.
Chief Technology Officer

Jeff DePascale

Jeff is a technology leader with over a decade of experience advising and delivering solutions for Fortune 500 and private equity clients via SaaS platforms, with expertise implementing HIPAA, PCI, and COPPA compliant solutions. Jeff has cross-industry expertise in delivering solutions for healthcare, life sciences, automotive, retail, and insurance, leveraging progressive technology including omnichannel communication, augmented reality, and machine learning/AI & large language models.

A committed leader and manager of multi-disciplined technology teams, Jeff is skilled in fostering rapid growth, professional development, leadership opportunities, and accountability of teams, and adept at establishing a culture of trust, open communication, and support. In his home life, Jeff is a father of 4, an avid musician, photographer, and writer.

Executive Vice President, Growth & OEM

Jim Menard

Jim Menard is an experienced software executive serving as our senior vice president of sales and client services by strengthening dealer relationships across CallRevu communication intelligence software platforms.

With over 27 years in the automotive industry, Menard has held key executive leadership roles with Autotrader, vAuto, TrueCar, Dominion Dealer Solutions, TrueCar, and Search Optics.

Jim’s dealer-centric focus and breadth of experience across software, online media, and in-store processes enhances CallRevu’s ability to engage our dealer body to improve their appointment set rates, movement of inventory, and overall profits for single stores, multiple rooftops, large enterprise groups, and OEMs.

Chief Information Officer

Sean Barrett

Sean brings 40+ years of experience with IT and Telecommunications in highly competitive market spaces; with his current multi-disciplinary role focusing on reducing friction in the service delivery model and sales process. Previoiusly, Sean has been an entrepreneur in the technology, automotive, aviation and heathcare industries. He has built several companies and brought them to successful exits in the public and private markets. Sean is a US Navy Veteran, a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy and has been recognized for his contributions to technology innovation in the State of Florida. He enjoys traveling with his wife and experiencing different cultures, cuisine and history.
SVP, Sales

David Malone

As SVP, Sales, David brings more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. Previous roles include Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for day-to-day administrative and operational functions and how to integrate best practices for revenue generation and develop a strong company culture. In his current role, his expertise in software as a service (SaaS) sales, call tracking, telephony and CRM processes help maximize sales and service goals at automotive dealerships in the United States and Canada. A multiple-award winner for revenue growth, David deftly manages dynamic global sales teams – stemming from his years coaching many sports. When not at work or on the field, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their three boys. He has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.
Associate Vice President, Operations & Onboarding

Taylor Mitchell

As AVP, Operations & Onboarding Taylor focuses on strategy, process, and managing cross functional execution of business initiatives. In this role, Taylor oversees our sales operations, CRM team, and customer onboarding efforts. Taylor is a diverse technology and operations professional with a strong background in IT consulting, program management, and business operations.
Associate Vice President, Finance

Matt Stadolnik

Matt Stadolnik is the Senior Director of Finance at CallRevu where he manages the company’s corporate finance and accounting functions. He is a finance leader that stresses the importance of cross functional collaboration and business partnering.

Matt brings a well-rounded background in public and private equity-backed technology organizations – both large and small. Prior to joining CallRevu, he held strategic finance and accounting roles at notable SaaS companies that include Pegasystems (public), Rapid7 (public), SiteSpect (VC-backed).

Matt holds an MBA from Suffolk University and an undergraduate degree in accounting from Northeastern University. He resides in the Greater Boston area with his wife and two children.

Sr. Director, Sales Engineering and Enablement

Eric Glass

A seasoned industry visionary with over two decades of experience in the Enterprise SaaS domain, Eric Glass brings a wealth of expertise in driving revenue growth and fostering customer loyalty through strategic partnerships, innovative product solutions, and dynamic transformations. With a proven track record of success in leading and nurturing high-performing teams, developing and executing effective go-to-market strategies, and delivering exceptional customer experiences through expert storytelling, Eric possesses the unique ability to simplify the complex, making it accessible to a wider audience. Outside of work Eric enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children and is an avid gamer and content producer.

John Hammer

John Hammar, CallRevu's Controller brings 25+ years of public and private accounting experience to the Finance Team. A graduate of Bentley University, John has worked with a wide range of companies from start-ups to those that are publicly traded and well established. John is a team player who enjoys operating within the Accounting team and also reaching out and collaborating with all of the business teams at CallRevu.

Accountability and accuracy is paramount, but enjoying your workplace and interacting with coworkers are equally important. John resides in the Greater Boston area with his wife and two children. Outside of work, John enjoys coaching his kid's soccer team, being with family and socializing with friends.

Sr. Director, HR | Head of People & Culture

Karmen Zabron

Karmen Zabron brings nearly 20 years of expertise in the people business, demonstrating a profound commitment to people and organizational culture. Her diverse career includes key roles in coaching and development, sales, leadership, and human resources across various industries. Karmen has been instrumental in driving significant operational growth and leading international expansion initiatives, all while ensuring high levels of employee engagement and satisfaction.
A graduate of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Karmen is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management. She is dedicated to nurturing new talent, serving as a mentor for HR professionals at the beginning of their careers, and frequently speaking at HR events.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Karmen enjoys reading, exploring new places, staying active, playing games with her husband and two children, and hosting dinner parties with family and friends.

Associate Vice President, Client Success

Nicole Davis

With over a decade of experience in the realm of client relations, Nicole brings a wealth of expertise, passion, and dedication to the role of AVP, Client Success. Throughout her tenure, she has consistently delivered unparalleled service solutions, ensuring that clients not only achieve their business goals, but also experience seamless and positive interactions at every touchpoint. Outside of work, Nicole enjoys travel and showcasing her competitive spirit on the softball field.
Associate Vice President. VOIP, Client Success

Jonathan Jackson

Jonathan has held numerous positions in automotive software which includes previous roles as Director of Partner Accounts and Lead Product Manager. Jonathan has held continuously advanced positions in support and account management at Car-Research XRM. With this extensive experience, Jonathan brings in-depth knowledge of automotive technology needs, dealership operations as well as dealership client management. When not at work, Jonathan enjoys fishing with his wife and kids and pastors one of the fastest growing churches in North Houston.
Associate Vice President, Customer Experience

Brian Futrell

With a robust background in operations management, Brian brings a wealth of expertise to his role as AVP, Customer Experience. His extensive experience spans leading implementation, support, and Local Number Portability (LNP) departments, ensuring excellence across key operational facets. Brian's deep understanding of both product and solution intricacies enhances his strategic approach, enabling him to champion best-practice methodologies across the organization.

Brian is committed to enhancing customer experience by continuously refining support processes. He works closely with cross-functional teams to pinpoint and resolve customer-related challenges, thereby elevating service quality and efficiency. In his leadership capacity, Brian plays a pivotal role in shaping departmental strategies and aligning them with overarching company objectives, driving cohesive and targeted operational efforts.
Outside of the office, Brian resides in Tennessee and is a passionate fitness enthusiast.

Associate Vice President, Sales

Dave Purgason

Dave Purgason is a 28-years automotive industry veteran enabling dealers to maximize vehicle sales leveraging data analytics through innovative software solutions, business operations, industry centric thought leadership products and services. His extensive knowledge and success is a result of his leadership roles with CarSaver at Walmart, TrueCar, Inc., The Auto, Cox Automotive and Trader Publishing Company.
Sr. Director, Sales

Kelley Koliopoulos

With a robust career spanning 35 years in the automotive industry, Kelley has cultivated extensive knowledge and expertise in both the retail and vendor sector. Her professional journey has been dedicated to working for and with dealers, fostering a deep understanding of the nuances and dynamics of the automotive space.

As a result oriented leader, Kelley has demonstrated a strong ability to drive performance and deliver results through strengthening dealer relationships through partnerships and results.

Steve August
Sr. Director, Business Development & Channel

Steve August

With over 25 years of experience leading successful sales teams in the communications and tech media landscapes, Steve is a seasoned navigator, with a keen ability in developing effective growth strategies.

Previously, spearheading the launch of Hotwire Communications, Steve was instrumental in transforming it from a startup into a leader within the fiber communications industry leader. Under his leadership, the company brought in over $40 million in profitable business – a 12-year testament to his strategic acumen and relentless drive.

Outside of work you'll find Steve enjoying time in the gym as well as lacing up his hiking boots with his wife for an exploratory trek or taking in some sun with trips to the beach.

Sr. Director, Strategic Partnerships and UC&C

Lily Melamedas

Lillian Melamedas is a skilled leader and strategic sales professional with over 15 years’ experience. Currently as the Director of Strategic Partnerships and UC&C at CallRevu she spearheads strategic client relationships, identifying growth opportunities, and delivering comprehensive client success plans.

With extensive experience in account management, customer success, and project management, Lillian has a proven track record resolving complex issues and mentoring cross-functional team collaboration. Her experience includes key roles at Lumen and Sprint, where she managed high-profile accounts, led implementation projects, and improved operational efficiencies.
At CallRevu, Lillian is dedicated to enhancing customer experiences and driving productivity improvements through innovative communication solutions leveraging her expertise in contract negotiations, proactive account management, and delivering on objectives.

Associate Vice President, Product

Seth Parker

Seth Parker is the Associate Vice President of Product at CallRevu where he oversees product strategy and delivery. He is passionate about leveraging his deep understanding of customer needs and the latest technological advancements in AI and machine learning to deliver innovative and beautifully crafted products. Seth brings over a decade of extensive product management experience with prior engagements at industry leaders like Cox Automotive and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He holds undergraduate degrees in economics and political science from Missouri Western State University. Outside work, Seth enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, DIY home improvement projects, and watching the Kansas City Chiefs. He resides in the Greater Kansas City area with his wife and two children.
Associate Vice President, AI & Data

Andrew D'Addio

Andrew is the Senior Director of Technology at CallRevu with over a decade of experience consulting & collaborating with Fortune 500 companies to optimize their technology implementations and strategies. With previous experience helping to build bespoke technology solutions across multiple verticals, Andrew has vast experience in omnichannel communication solutions, analytics & BI reporting, process automation, solution architecture/design, machine learning/AI & large language models. Andrew has his Bachelor of Science degree in economics and lives somewhere between NYC and Boston (aka Connecticut) with his wife, 6 year old daughter, and dog.
Associate Vice President, Engineering

Brian Sutliffe

Brian is a cloud application architect with over a decade of experience in building scalable and highly available SaaS platforms. He has led teams of engineers to build solutions for companies across several industries including automotive, healthcare, and retail. When he's not working, Brian enjoys snowboarding and spending time with his wife and two children.
Associate Vice President, Development

Ammar Zuriki

Ammar brings 20+ years of leadership roles in the software industry. He is a customer-focused and data-driven strategist recognized for delivering scalable products, fostering cross-functional collaboration, and driving customer delight and financial success. Previously Ammar served as Principal Technical Product Manager at Nuance Communications (a Microsoft Company). During his tenure, he played a pivotal role in steering the development of the Omnichannel Customer Engagement solution, focusing extensively on Reporting and Analytics. A proud alumnus of Bradley University, Ammar earned his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science before further advancing his education with an MBA from Plymouth State University.